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India vs South Africa Live Score, 1st Test, Day 2: Rain bucketing down in Centurion, chances of play dim further….

India vs South Africa Live Score, first Test, Day Live Updates: Riding on KL Rahul’s noteworthy ton, India heaped 272-3 on board at stumps on Day 1. Follow the LIVE score updates of IND versus SA.

India versus South Africa Live Score, first Test, Day 2: After choosing for bat first, India have made a reasonable showing in the continuous Test against South Africa in Centurion. The guests have added 272-3 on the board and will hope to force a colossal first-innings absolute for the Proteas on Day 2. KL Rahul, who scored a ton, will be driving India’s accuse along of Ajinkya Rahane. The pair have added 73 runs for the fourth wicket and will continue their innings from the short-term scores of 122 (Rahul) and 40 (Rahane).

“It’s gotten hazier just as the ground stays under covers,” tweets BCCI.

And the story continues…

India vs South Africa Live Score: It’s raining again and the covers are back on. Well, it seems like Day 2 might be washed out

BCCI update

“There will be a field inspection at 12:45 PM SAST (4:15 PM) here in Centurion”

Meanwhile, let’s relive the impressive 111 from Sachin Tendulkar at this same venue scored 11 years back

The ground staff workers have been the busiest today in Centurion

A cricket ground worker pushes a roller as rain delays the start of play for second day of the Test Cricket match between South Africa India at Centurion Park in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, Dec. 27, 2021.  (AP)

Why Duanne Olivier missed the 1st Test against India?

Well, there were two reasons – due to Covid-19 for which he had tested positive two weeks back and a hamstring injury

“Duanne Olivier is healthy and well, but did return a positive Covid-19 test result a number of weeks ago, which forced him to quarantine and took time away from his training ahead of the current Test series against India,” Victor Mpitsang, the convenor of selectors, told ESPNcricinfo.

Hence, Marco Jansen, the top performer for South Africa in the India A series, was handed his debut cap.

“Just when it was getting brighter here in Centurion, it has started to rain once again. The covers are back on the field. Lunch timing: 11:30 AM SAST to 12:10PM SAST” – BCCI

Covers are back on

It’s back again! The rain has returned and the covers are back on, but most likely a passing shower

Rain delay update from CSA

“The umpires will inspect the grounds at 11:30 (3:00PM) and lunch break will also be moved forward to 11:30 (3:00PM) to account for the delayed start of play.” – CSA

Better news

It has stopped raining and things looked brighter than before. Covers are still on though and it will take time before Day 2 resumes. No talk of an inspection yet

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